Sasol Secunda Refinery
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Sasol
  • Website:
  • Location: Secunda
  • Capacity: 7.5 million tons/annum & 150,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • A coal to liquids CTL / Gas to Liquids GTL refinery

Refining Units

  • Fischer-Tropsch (FT) units

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

Products Produced

  • Petrol, diesel and jet fuel, as well as a range of chemicals

Ongoing Projects

  • The refinery is being expanded

Other Information

  • Although it is the plant where Sasol's proprietary Fischer-Tropsch technology that converts coal to liquid synthetic fuel was developed, the plant now uses only natural gas imported via pipeline from Mozambique as its feedstock.


  • 2004 - The facility converted to gas following completion of the pipeline
  • 2007 - Project launched to increase capacity

Relevant Links

  1. Sasol orders new reactor as part of Synfuels expansion to meet SA growing demand for fuel

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